| Sep 29, 2010
A brief needle-in-the-back test could someday tell you, if you were inclined to know, whether you're likely to suffer from neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, and how bad the condition will be in your case.
Researchers are using...
| May 9, 2010
| 9:10 AM
“Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster”
By Jonathan EigSimon and Schuster, 480 pages, $28
Reviewed by Noah Isackson, Special to the Tribune
Finding a new way to tell a familiar story is a formidable...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 2:38 PM
It was on Sept. 27, 1992 that Brett Favre made his first career start at quarterback, taking the Packers onto Lambeau Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Now, 291 consecutive regular-season starts later (and 315 all told, including postseason games),...
| May 26, 2010
A decade ago I met a young man who, like me, was a volunteer at a weeklong church camp for kids.
The father of several youngsters was extremely courageous.
One morning he told me almost matter-of-factly that he'd recently been diagnosed with ALS. I was...
| Jun 7, 2010
Many studies have shown that there are a great deal of therapeutic benefits to owning a pet.
Your pet pooch can lower your blood pressure, and therapy dogs are used in hospitals and nursing homes nationwide to help patients heal and cheer people up. We...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 3:06 AM
- Retired UCLA coach came to Norfolk in 1998
- Said the dunk is bad for the game
- Never made more than $40,000
John Wooden attended the 1998 McDonald's High School All-American Game n Norfolk and the day prior graciously granted me an interview. He...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 1:44 PM
Here are assignments you can use to engage your students with this week's news, events, and anniversaries. For many more activities, visit the student pages.
How are you using the E-edition of the newspaper? Do your students have laptops? Are they...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 9:35 AM
September 12--Join the Les Turner ALS Foundation for the largest gathering of the local ALS community the 9th Annual ALS Walk4Life. This 2+ mile walk at Montrose Harbor along Chicago's lakefront is a celebration of hope, courage and camaraderie, and...
| Jul 21, 2010
New York, NY--July 21, 2010 New Yorkers may love or hate the New York Yankees, but one thing they can all agree on is that George Steinbrenner built the team into a world champion dynasty. WPIX and THIS TV will honor "The Boss" of baseball, the late...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 2:28 PM
Listening to silence and hearing a powerful message. Your voice doesn't have to work to get your point across. Just watch closely.
Without saying a word Anne Marie Schlekeway makes people stand up. Clap.
Although she can't talk, she has others talking....
| Feb 15, 2010
The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome. Millions of people -- most of them in Europe -- say they suffer headaches, depression, nausea, rashes and other...